Educational Activities and Resources

To help all Virginians learn more about Virginia’s history and heroes, the Virginia War Memorial offers a variety of free educational activities and resources online! Look through the categories below to see our variety of documentary films, educational resources, and crafts and activities related to each of America’s wars since World War II.

Our award-winning Virginians at War documentary series is now streaming for free on Vimeo. To see our full selection of films (spanning WWII through the Global War on Terrorism), CLICK HERE. If you are an educator and would like a DVD set of our films, please reach out to education@vawarmemorial.org.

The VWM Education team also offers free educational livestreams year round. See what livestreams are coming up soon and register here! Recorded livestreams are available through the resource pages below.

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Activities for Kids

Download crafts and activities to be done in the classroom or at home!

VWM website - WWII tab for Va at War videos

World War II

Watch documentary videos and recorded lessons, and find World War II activities here.

VWM website - Korean War tab for Va at War videos

Korean War

Watch documentary videos and discover more about the Korean War.

VWM website - Vietnam War tab for Va at War videos

Vietnam War

Learn more about the Vietnam War through documentary films and educational resources.

VWM website - Cold War tab for Va at War videos

Cold War

Discover the history and stories of the Cold War Era through films and activities.

VWM website - GWOT tab for Va at War videos

Global War on Terrorism

Get resources on America's recent conflicts, from the attacks on 9/11 through the present.